LORINC: The never-ending war between Queen’s Park and City Hall

There could have scarcely been a more succinct visual metaphor for the chronically dysfunctional relationship between City Hall and... Read More

Housing, Like Beer, Is Better Done in Small Batches

Forty years ago, Molson, Labatt, and Carling O’Keefe collectively owned 96 percent of Canada’s beer market. Their shared monopoly... Read More

Book Review – Here & Gone: Artwork of Vancouver & Beyond

Text and watercolours by Michael Kluckner, Midtown Press, 2020  I could not have imagined Vancouver becoming such a city of contrasts... Read More

Event – Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Genius Loci, Jan. 24

Cornelia Hahn Oberlander: Genius Loci Online Panel Discussion Presented by the West Coast Modern League in Partnership with the West... Read More

Book Review – The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design

Authors: Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020) It is not a stretch to say that most contemporary urbanists... Read More

Book Review – Tom Kundig: Working Title

Princeton Architectural Press, 2020  When considering Kundig’s buildings, twenty-nine examples of which are included here in his... Read More

The Laws of Settlements book available for free online!

Are there fundamental laws that govern all settlements—from the smallest village to the largest cities? This is the question that... Read More

LORINC: Tall or small is a false choice between main streets and intensification

At its meeting Monday, the Toronto Preservation Board (TPB) voted to adopt a set of staff recommendations that seemed, to some... Read More

Review: Architecture & Design Film Festival 2020

Already a week into this year’s program, the virtual online version of the 12-year-old Architecture & Design Film Festival includes a... Read More

Video Vancouver: C-SHORE

C-Shore is a pavilion designed and constructed by graduate students enrolled in a two-term design-build course at the UBC School of... Read More